Love in the time of the Facebook ‘seen’

When my boyfriend’s grandmother found out her husband had been put in a Venezuelan prison for protesting a dictatorial regime, she took the five-hour...

New Yorkers should mind personal health

With the flu epidemic spreading, many need to re-evaluate their personal hygiene.

The Fallacy of the Free Press

A grand total of six mega-corporations control 90% of the media. News Corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, CBS and Comcast collectively own a vast...

FAFSA Reform an Improvement but Not a Fix

This college admissions season, applicants will be greeted with a new Free Application for Federal Student Aid, thanks to reforms from the Obama administration....

Tax Traffic to Fix the Subway and Save the Environment

With the issue of climate change ballooning, New York City has no time to lose in passing congestion pricing legislation, a measure that would improve both sustainability and transportation through a tax system.

Tidal’s wave could hurt artists

Artists joining Tidal, a new music streaming service, are playing a dangerous game. While megastars  can afford to join because of their loyal fans...

Hunger problems higher than ever this holiday

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many NYU students anticipate a day of feasting, whether at on-campus dining halls or with family. But for...

Nation must know U.S. military actions

Last night, President Barack Obama addressed the nation in regard to his plan to “degrade, and ultimately destroy, the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

Disorientation Guide Highlights NYU’s Perpetual Problems

On Aug. 30, a large group of NYU activists published their annual disorientation guide. The lengthy report is cultivated by dozens of NYU student...

Marijuana legalization is too hot to ignore

With Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate and the Republican presidential debates over the last few weeks, mainstream political candidates have finally been able to give...

Letter to the Editor: “More Welcome, Less Weak”

Dear Members of the Washington Square News Editorial Board, Thank you for sharing your opinions and feedback on Welcome Week. We appreciate your insight and...

NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

NYU primarily markets itself as a liberal arts school. Among the student body, our most popular majors are either based in social sciences, visual...
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